Facial images altered by Fawkes look almost the same to human eyes, but they’re unrecognisable to facial recognition systems. Picture: FawkesFacial images altered by Fawkes look almost the same to human eyes, but they’re unrecognisable to facial recognition systems. Picture: Fawkes
Facial images altered by Fawkes look almost the same to human eyes, but they’re unrecognisable to facial recognition systems. Picture: Fawkes

Anti-facial recognition tool Fawkes changes your photos just enough to stump Microsoft and Amazon

  • Software from University of Chicago researchers is designed to help internet users avoid being tracked online
  • Invasive facial recognition systems gathering facial data from social media threaten personal privacy worldwide
Topic |   Facial recognition
Facial images altered by Fawkes look almost the same to human eyes, but they’re unrecognisable to facial recognition systems. Picture: FawkesFacial images altered by Fawkes look almost the same to human eyes, but they’re unrecognisable to facial recognition systems. Picture: Fawkes
Facial images altered by Fawkes look almost the same to human eyes, but they’re unrecognisable to facial recognition systems. Picture: Fawkes
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